Web and Multimedia Designer
Arts & Communication
Hicks Art Center • Phone (215) 968-8425
Curriculum Code No. 3147
The Web and Multimedia Designer certificate trains students to design and create web sites and multimedia applications for the World Wide Web. Students complete courses in this program to build skills in design techniques, information management, project development and project design. Selection of course content continues to be developed to best prepare students for employment in this growing field. Students learn software applications employed by professionals in this field. This certificate prepares students for employment opportunities in entry-level positions such as multimedia designer, training designer, web designer, web graphic designer, and interactive application designer.
Note: Students who enroll in web design courses must be experienced in computer use including fluid skills in file saving, management, and retrieval. These skills will not be taught in web design courses.
Graduates of this program are able to
- use software tools and visual design concepts to create assets for web pages and sites;
- apply screen design, and user interface development techniques appropriate to web sites and multimedia applications; and
- use scripting and tagging languages appropriate for web page and application construction.
Note: Software required to complete assignments can be expensive. Students may need to plan extra time to use campus computing labs to complete course projects.
Certificate Course Requirements*
|COLL101 College Success Seminar||
|VACV140 Digital Editing||3|
|VACV230 Motion Graphics A||3|
|VAMM100 Digital Imaging||3|
|VAMM110 Web and Interactive Design A||3|
|VAMM120 Interface Design||3|
|VAMM209 Multimedia Concepts I A||3|
|VAPH110 Digital Photography||3|
|Total Credit Hours||28|
Multimedia Electives (select 2 courses):
|CISC113 Visual Basic Programming I A,D||3|
|MGMT100 Introduction to Business||3|
|MGMT155 Introduction to Entrepreneurship||3|
|MKTG220 Digital Marketing||3|
|MKTG230 Social Media Marketing||3|
|MUSC124 Music Technology||3|
|VACV137 Sound Design for Film & Video||3|
|VAMM130 3-D Modeling Concepts A||3|
A Course requires prerequisite.
D Placement testing required.
*Since the individual circumstances and backgrounds of students vary, all students planning to complete this certificate program must meet with their assigned academic advisor to develop a planned sequence of courses to meet their individual needs.